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UNH Law PTRC News: U.S. Issues Patent Number 10,000,000

The USPTO announced today the issue of U.S. patent number 10 million. More than just a number, patent 10 million celebrates the rich history and strength of the American intellectual property system dating back to the first U.S. patent, signed 228 years ago by George Washington on July 31, 1790, and issued to Samuel Hopkins for a process of making potash, an ingredient used in fertilizer.

Bartow Collection News: ‘Monkey-selfie’ case ends as US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit rules no copyright for animals

Our friends at IP Magazine report today:

 

Animals do not have “statutory standing to sue under the US Copyright Act”, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has held.

IP Library & IP Center Continue to Serve Scholarly Discussions of IP Professors - 15th Anniversary of IPPROFS

Happy 15th Anniversary Serving IP professors, scholars and public policy professinals, IPPROFS is a service of UNH Law’s Franklin Pierce Center for Intellectual Property and the UNH Law IP Library.

IP Mall Told Story of Secret Inventions Behind new Move Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story

According to IMDb Hedy Lamarr was a Hollywood movie star who was hailed as the most beautiful and glamorous in the world. However, that was only the surface that tragically obscured her astounding true talents. Foremost of them was her inventive genius that a world blinded by her beauty could not recognize as far back as her youth in Austria with her homemade gadgets.

Marking Passages, Preserving the Past : the Class of 1978 - Part 2

First, a little sidenote:  what we thought were 1978 Graduation pictures (placed in a folder which stated unequivocally Class of 1978) were actually photos from the graduating class of 1983.  It took a bit of research, but thanks to A. J.

Marking Passages, Preserving the Past : the Class of 1978 - Part 1

The Class of 1978 marks a seminal year at Franklin Pierce Law Center (now the University of New Hampshire School of Law).  Out of this early group came many distinguished alumni (not to mention some real characters), who went on to do great things and make their mark in the world and in the practice of law.  What follows in this blog and the ones after this is a look back at that class on their day of graduation and a look back at the Class of 78 Reunion as well in 1998.  All this is, of course, in anticipation of the 2018 Reunion, upcoming in March.  In a number of cas